Issue No. 06 - November/December (2005 vol. 7)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2005.116
Richard P. Bruin , Cambridge University
Martin T. Dove , Cambridge University
Mark Calleja , Cambridge eScience Centre
Matthew G. Tucker , ISIS Neutron Scattering Facility
This article describes the configuration, monitoring, management, and use of compute clusters in an environment in which users access resources via grid middleware tools rather than direct logins. The work described here shows that setting up and managing clusters within grid environments is feasible without large investments in support or user training.
clusters, grid computing, Globus, Condor, Storage Resource Broker, eMinerals
R. P. Bruin, M. G. Tucker, M. Calleja and M. T. Dove, "Building and Managing the eMinerals Clusters: A Case Study in Grid-Enabled Cluster Operation," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 7, no. , pp. 30-37, 2005.